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  • Edinburgh


  • Transport
  • Water and waterways


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 3251

Date: 1965c

Director: [ph. Mario Ford]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.34 mins

Description: Ferries on the River Forth sailing to and fro beside the Forth Rail and newly completed Road Bridge.

Shotlist: Shots of cars driving into South Queensferry and driving onto ferry, moored beside the Forth Road Bridge, pedestrians in f/ground (0.57) policeman in white sleeves directing traffic, Hawes Inn in b/ground (1.09) pan over queued cars; shot down road leading down to ferry (2.08) shots of cars driving onto ferry "Sir William Wallace" (2.30) shot of Forth Road Bridge taken from ferry approaching North Queensferry (4.01) traffic driving off ferry, including a red VW van (5.17) passengers on ferry the "Queen Margaret"; shot of ferry drifting into the ramp; c/u shots families and individual passengers (6.43) shot from ferry leaving North Queensferry; pans over Road bridge (7.54) ferry under the Rail bridge; pan over Road bridge to a ferry turning on the water; (9.22) c/u dark-haired female passenger holding up a toddler, watching the other ferry pass; ferry passing Road bridge (10.34)